INVESTIGATION OF SWITCH PLATE LUBRICATING MATERIALS - PROGRESS REPORT BY AAR RESEARCH CENTER

The merits of quick-drying switch plate lubricating materials are the subjects of this investigation. Testing was performed using 36 dry-type lubricants. The summary of the tests showed the lubricants tested and the qualities of each, such as drying time, average force required to throw the switch rails and the condition of the material after 15,000 cycles of switch point movement.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Railway Engineering Association

    59 East Van Buren Street
    Chicago, IL  USA  60605
  • Publication Date: 1971-2

Media Info

  • Features: Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 405-413
  • Serial:
    • AREA BULLETIN
    • Volume: 72 N
    • Issue Number: 631
    • Publisher: American Railway Engineering Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00052259
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Association of American Railroads
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1974 12:00AM